Engineering Schools
In Santa Clara, California

The city of Santa Clara has 2 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Clara's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Engineering Employment

Santa Clara 24,590
California 236,270

Exactly 24,590 of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, work in Santa Clara. There has been a 48% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Santa Clara between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Santa Clara has decreased, overall employment in Santa Clara has also decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
47,450 46,950 53,160 50,720 24,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$78,525 $84,354 $88,931 $91,082 $86,734
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

As the number of engineering professionals in Santa Clara has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Santa Clara engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $86,734. Engineering professionals in Santa Clara made a yearly average salary of $78,525, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Santa Clara is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Santa Clara

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $84,807 per year in Santa Clara. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 97%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,384 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,354 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

Santa Clara engineering professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Santa Clara


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Santa Clara's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Santa Clara


Santa Clara's engineering schools offer 15 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Santa Clara


Approximately 292 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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